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Fifteen promoted across FRP Corporate Finance

Wednesday May 8, 2024

We continue to invest in our team

We’re pleased to have promoted 15 colleagues as FRP Corporate Finance continues to support the UK’s M&A market and invest in its future.

In London, Joel Coulson and Ed Shurville-Darlington have been promoted to corporate finance director while Umito Choji has been promoted to director within the debt advisory team.

Further promotions within the corporate finance team include  within the corporate finance team include Chris King (London) and Nick Lovelock (Brighton), who have been promoted to associate director, and Chris Haidar and Charlie Hallaran in London who have both been promoted to senior manager. Brighton-based Beth Warner, Kush Kunwar (Bristol), and Edward Jones (Norwich) have been promoted to manager, whilst in Norwich, Lydia Kelsall and Cameron Robertson have been promoted to assistant manager. In addition, London-based Rasmus Kangur, Monica Jesani and Tequila Gillespie have all been promoted to manager – further enhancing the national support team across deal origination, marketing and bid support.

The promotions follow a positive 12 months in which we delivered in line with the rest of the market while supporting clients through challenging economic conditions. In 2023, the team closed 66 deals worth a total value of more than £1.5 billion, while raising more than £500 million in finance for our clients.

The Corporate Finance promotions form part of a wider group of 87 colleagues stepping up across FRP’s full-service offering.

Jeremy French, Chief Operating Officer at FRP, said: “Once again, the end of our financial year brings an opportunity to reward our colleagues as they continue to strengthen our offering and develop their careers with us. The past 12 months have seen us continue to lead a number of high-profile insolvency cases while supporting M&A and refinancing activity through our ambitious Corporate Finance team – all of which requires us to attract, nurture and retain a mix of our industry’s most talented and experienced advisors. With that in mind, it’s a pleasure to see so many future leaders progressing as we continue to invest in their futures and that of the business.”

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Jeremy French

Jeremy French

Jeremy French

  • Chief Operating Officer
Joel Coulson

Joel Coulson

Joel Coulson

  • Director
  • Corporate Finance
  • London
Ed Shurville-Darlington

Ed Shurville-Darlington

Ed Shurville-Darlington

  • Director
  • Corporate Finance
  • London West End
Umito Choji

Umito Choji

Umito Choji

  • Director
  • Debt Advisory
  • London West End
Chris King

Chris King

Chris King

  • Associate Director
  • Corporate Finance
  • London West End
Nick Lovelock

Nick Lovelock

Nick Lovelock

  • Associate Director
  • Corporate Finance
  • Brighton
Chris Haidar

Chris Haidar

Chris Haidar

  • Senior Manager
  • Corporate Finance
  • London West End
Charlie Hallaran

Charlie Hallaran

Charlie Hallaran

  • Senior Manager
  • Corporate Finance
  • London West End
Beth Warner

Beth Warner

Beth Warner

  • Manager
  • Corporate Finance
  • Brighton
Kush Kunwar

Kush Kunwar

Kush Kunwar

  • Manager
  • Corporate Finance
  • Bristol
Edward Jones

Edward Jones

Edward Jones

  • Manager
  • Corporate Finance
  • Norwich
Rasmus Kangur

Rasmus Kangur

Rasmus Kangur

  • Manager
  • Corporate Finance
  • London
Monica Jesani

Monica Jesani

Monica Jesani

  • Manager, Marketing
  • Corporate Finance
  • London West End
Tequila Gillespie

Tequila Gillespie

Tequila Gillespie

  • Manager
  • Corporate Finance
  • London West End